Rivers sets up framework to cater for flood victims in Ahoada West, ONELGA

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PORT HARCOURT (Sundiata Post) – The Rivers  State  Government  has established  a framework to cater for the needs of flood victims in Ahoada West and Ogba/Ndoni /Egbema  Local Government  Areas of the  state.
According to a statement made available to Sundiata Post on Tuesday by Simeon Nwakaudu, special assistant, media to Governor Nyesom Wike, the  state government  has already  taken preliminary  measures supplying  the  first phase of relief materials  to affected  persons in the affected local  government areas.
The  State Ministry of Special Duties compiled a list of  affected  persons  in the  two local  government  areas with the comprehensive  distribution  of  the  relief materials to commence in a  few  days.
All the internally displaced persons camps in Ahoada  West  Local  Government  Area  have been rehabilitated by the administration  and they are ready to  receive displaced persons from the affected  communities.
The  administration revived all the internally displaced persons camps used  during the  2012 flood disaster with  the  boreholes  in the camps and  generators duly rehabilitated.
“As a responsible  government,  the Governor Wike-led administration  took preliminary  measures  to mitigate  the  impact  of  this year’s  flooding.  The administration  embarked  on  flood management sensitisation  programmes  in flood prone communities  and provided relevant rescue  and safety  equipment  in all the  flood prone communities.
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“The  administration  is also working  with NEMA  to ensure  more relief materials  get to the  affected persons  during  the  comprehensive  distribution of  relief  materials”, the statement further said.

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